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MacNab Transit Terminal Hours Extended Starting December 1st

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The City of Hamilton is planning to extend the operating hours of the passenger waiting building in the downtown core soon. The building at the MacNab Transit Terminal on MacNab Street between King and Main Streets will stay open later starting December 1st.

“We will be extending the hours of operation at the terminal until 1:30am Monday through Saturday and until 12:00am on Sundays and holidays,” confirmed Kelly Anderson, Communications Officer for the public works department at the city. “Staff are in the process of getting new signage for the doors to display these winter hours.”

The extended hours will start on December 1st and run until March 31st.

CP Holiday Train Detours 5 DELAWARE November 30th, 2014

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The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be stopping for a very brief visit to the Hamilton area on Sunday, November 30th, 2014. The CP Holiday Train is decorated with thousands of Christmas Lights and supports local food banks. As a result of the train visit, the following roads will be closed to all traffic for several hours, from approximately 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM:

  • Gage Avenue between Cumberland Avenue and Lawrence Road
  • Lawrence Road between Gage Avenue and Ottawa Street

2014 Hamilton Santa Clause Parade HSR Detours – November 22nd

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The 2014 Hamilton Santa Claus parade will be held on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The parade will assemble on Cannon Street between Bay and Queen and on Queen Street, between York and King, with the road closures starting earlier this year at 12:00 PM.

At 1:45 PM, the parade will leave York and Queen and travel south on Queen to Main. The official start of the parade is at the intersection of Queen and Main at 2:00 PM and the parade will continue east on Main, north on John, west on King Street (north side) and north on Bay. The parade will disperse on Bay between King and York at approximately 4:30 PM.

As a result of the parade, the following road closures and times will be in effect:

  • Cannon Street between Bay and Queen between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM
  • Queen Street between York and Main between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM.
  • Bay Street between Cannon and Main between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM.
  • Main Street between Queen and John between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM.
  • John Street between Main and King between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM.
  • King Street between Queen and John between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM.

2014 Hamilton Santa Clause Parade Burlington Transit Detours – November 22nd

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On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 the City of Hamilton will be holding the Santa Parade in downtown Hamilton. Due to the parade a large portion of the downtown will be closed for several hours.

Due to this closure, multiple routes will need to be temporarily detoured, including Burlington Transit route 1 PLAINS. The detour is as follows below:

Old Ancaster Road Closure Detours 52A DUNDAS LOCAL

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Effective Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 from the beginning of service until the end of the day on Friday November 14th, 2014 weather permitting, Old Ancaster Road from Little John Road to South Street West will be closed to complete upgrades to the water booster pumping station. Therefore, route 52A DUNDAS LOCAL will be on detour during this time.

The route detours for 52A DUNDAS LOCAL are as follows below:

Construction Detours 5 DELAWARE at Cochrane and Lawrence

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Effective immediately and until further notice, Route the 5C branch of 5 DELAWARE will be on detour from the intersection of Cochrane Road and Lawrence Road due to construction. This detour will only affect westbound trips only.

The route detours for 5 DELAWARE are as follows below:

2014 Remembrance Day Detours – Ancaster

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There will be Remembrance Day Celebrations in Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster and Stoney Creek on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014.

Effective Tuesday, November 11, 2014, the Royal Canadian Legion will be holding the Remembrance Day ceremonies in Ancaster. The ceremonies will result in the closure of Wilson Street, between Church Street and Halson Street, from approximately 10:00am to 11:30am.

The route detours for 16 ANCASTER are as follows below:

2014 Remembrance Day Detours – Stoney Creek

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There will be Remembrance Day Celebrations in Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster and Stoney Creek on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014.

Effective Tuesday, November 11th, 2014, the Royal Canadian Legion will be holding the Stoney Creek Remembrance Day parade. The parade will leave the parking lot of Sir Frances Xavier Church at 10:30am and will continue to the Cenotaph at Highway # 8 and King Street. After a short memorial service, the parade will return to the Church via King Street for approximately 11:30am.

As a result of the parade, the following roads will be closed to all traffic for a brief period of time:

  • King Street between Highway # 8 and Green Road
  • Highway # 8 at the intersection of King Street

The route detours are as follows below:

2014 Remembrance Day Detours – Dundas

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There will be Remembrance Day Celebrations in Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster and Stoney Creek on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014.

The Royal Canadian Legion will be holding the Dundas Remembrance Day parade. The parade will form at the Fire Hall on Memorial Square. It will leave the Hall at 10:30 AM and will proceed north on Memorial Square and west on King to the Cenotaph. After a small service, the parade will proceed west on King Street to the Legion Hall just east of Peel. The approximate arrival time at the Legion Hall is 11:45am.

As a result of the celebrations, King Street West in Dundas will be closed to all traffic between Memorial Square and Peel Streets, resulting in the detour of 5 DELAWARE – to HEAD STREET LOOP (only).

The route detours are as follows below:

2014 Remembrance Day Detours – Downtown Hamilton

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There will be Remembrance Day Celebrations in Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster and Stoney Creek on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

In Hamilton, the ceremonies will be held at a temporary cenotaph on the west side of the forecourt at Hamilton City Hall. As a result, Main Street directly in front of City Hall (between Bay and Summers Lane) will be closed between 10:55 AM and 11:10 AM. Traffic on Bay Street will be maintained during this time.

As a result, several routes will be temporarily detoured during the closure.

The route detours are as follows below: